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Gov. Matt Bevin unveils proposal for Medicaid transformation

By Ben Keeton Gov. Matt Bevin presented “Kentucky HEALTH,” a comprehensive plan to transform Kentucky’s Medicaid program, empowering individuals to improve their health and well-being while simultaneously ensuring Medicaid’s long-term fiscal sustainability in the Commonwealth. As a first step towards the implementation of the plan, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services announced a comprehensive Section

TEG Architects Expands Leadership

TEG Architects, an architectural, planning and interior design firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of two team members. Kyle Wilson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C and Ernie Dreher IV, AIA have been promoted to Partners and are now shareholders of the firm. Kyle has provided exceptional creative planning, programming and design for 15 years. Our

Gov. Matt Bevin unveils proposal for Medicaid transformation

By Ben Keeton Gov. Matt Bevin presented “Kentucky HEALTH,” a comprehensive plan to transform Kentucky’s Medicaid program, empowering individuals to improve their health and well-being while simultaneously ensuring Medicaid’s long-term fiscal sustainability in the Commonwealth. As a first step towards the implementation of the plan, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services announced a comprehensive Section

Ensuring Informed Consent, Addressing Payment Concerns

By Jeremy Wale, JD Payment concerns are becoming more prevalent due to high deductible payment plans, uninsured patients, and lower reimbursement rates—and the importance of informed consent is undiminished no matter the situation. Help ensure your practice addresses both issues effectively. Informed Consent A patient’s absolute right to make informed decisions regarding his or her

Managing IP Selects Mandy Wilson Decker to 2016 “Top 250 Women in IP” List

Managing Intellectual Property magazine recently selected  Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Mandy Wilson Decker to the 2016 edition of Managing Intellectual Property’s “Top 250 Women in IP.”  Decker is one of only two IP women attorneys honored from Kentucky, and the only patent attorney honored in Kentucky.  This is the second time she has been

Government Affairs

Insurers Must Cover Tools to Address Kentucky’s Prescription Drug Problem

By Addia Wuchner Most Kentuckians don’t have to look far to find someone who has been impacted by the prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic. It has taken a devastating toll on our communities and families while overwhelming our health care and legal systems. This presents a complex challenge for Kentucky caregivers, law enforcement, lawmakers

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Healthcare issues in the upcoming elections

By Ben Keeton After a brief delay, the primary elections are official and we can move our attention to the upcoming general elections in November.  While we can feel a bit of relief from the campaign commercials, the next several months are important as the candidates present their vision for the future of Kentucky.  Healthcare

Features

Nurses need our help

In healthcare environments, nurses should practice “the pause” for wellness. By Janie Heath   Nurses are at the forefront of the healthcare industry, repairing our fractured systems while providing care to each individual patient. To help our nurses take on these tremendous responsibilities, we must enable them to build their own strength and resilience during

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